Defensive Stalemate

Defensive Stalemate

AMERICUS, Ga. -- Georgia Southwestern State University and the University of South Carolina Aiken battled to a 0-0 draw on Saturday evening in a Peach Belt Conference men's soccer match at Hurricane Field.

GSW's record moved to 3-6-2 overall this season and 0-2-1 in Peach Belt play, while USC Aiken returned home with an overall mark of 2-4-1 and a 0-2-1 record in the PBC. It was the Hurricanes first tie in a PBC match since the 2015 season and the first 0-0 finish since 2013. The only other two 0-0 scores in program history both happened at home during the 2013 season.

Thiago Elias led the Hurricanes offense with three shots on goal.     

USCA finished with a slim 17-16 advantage in shots and a 7-3 edge in corner kicks. The Hurricanes were whistled for five more fouls, 13-8. GSW goalkeeper Francesco Bazzano successfully denied eight shots to turn in his second clean sheet of the fall. 

Up Next: The Hurricanes return to action on Saturday with a 7 p.m. PBC match at Francis Marion University.

0-0 2OT Finishes in GSW Men's Soccer History
Season Date Opponent Location
2013 Sept. 18 Concordia-Selma Hurricane Field
2013 Oct. 26  Francis Marion Hurricane Field
2018 Oct. 6 USC Aiken Hurricane Field